Fabio Capello prepares Russia for clash vs Ivory Coast
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Fabio Capello prepares Russia for clash vs Ivory Coast

Newly-appointed Russia coach Fabio Capello will begin his mission to lead the national side into the 2014 World Cup finals with a home friendly against the Ivory Coast here on Wednesday.

Euro 2012: Fernando Torres bags the Golden Boot award
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Euro 2012: Fernando Torres bags the Golden Boot award

Torres scored his third goal of the Euro 2012 in the final to win the Golden Boot award despite being on par with a bagful of other players - Mario Balotelli of Italy, Alan Dzagoev of Russia, Mario Mandzukic of Croatia and Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal.

Euro 2012: Greece reach last eight as Russia exit
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Euro 2012: Greece reach last eight as Russia exit

Veteran Greece captain Giorgos Karagounis halted Russia's Euro 2012 campaign in its tracks here on Saturday, as the underdogs unexpectedly beat the Group A early pacesetters 1-0 to reach the last eight instead.

Euro 2012: Russia
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Euro 2012: Russia's Berezutsky hails Alan Dzagoev's injury recovery

Russian defender Alexei Berezutsky has praised his teammate Alan Dzagoev's strong recovery from injury to become one of the in-form players of Euro 2012.

Dzagoev not thinking about move to top club, yet
Press Trust of India

Dzagoev not thinking about move to top club, yet

Russia forward Alan Dzagoev is not thinking about a big-money move to a major European club. Not yet, anyway.

Euro 2012: Russia look to seal last eight spot against Greeks
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Euro 2012: Russia look to seal last eight spot against Greeks

Russia will look to cement their place in the last eight at Euro 2012 here on Saturday when a draw will suffice in their game with Greece.

Euro 2012: Poland, Russia draw 1-1 as fans clash in Warsaw
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Euro 2012: Poland, Russia draw 1-1 as fans clash in Warsaw

Alan Dzagoev scored his third goal of the European Championship and Jakub Blaszczykowski equalized in the second half as Russia and Poland drew 1-1 Tuesday.

Euro 2012: Poland switch midfield, Russia stick to winners
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Euro 2012: Poland switch midfield, Russia stick to winners

Poland coach Franciszek Smuda on Tuesday opted to shake up his midfield for the Euro 2012 co-hosts' crunch match against a high-octane Russia, whose boss Dick Advocaat stuck to his winning formula.

UEFA Euro 2012: Polish press upbeat after Euro 2012 opener
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UEFA Euro 2012: Polish press upbeat after Euro 2012 opener

Poland's media on Saturday hailed "half a victory" after the national side drew 1-1 with Greece in the opening match of Euro 2012 but many feared the impressive form of next opponents and traditional foes Russia.

UEFA Euro 2012: Dzagoev earns Suker and Advocaat
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UEFA Euro 2012: Dzagoev earns Suker and Advocaat's respect

Alan Dzagoev was not just the two-goal hero in Russia's opening 4-1 Group A victory over the Czech Republic at the European Championships he also earnt the admiration of a former star player.

Alan Dzagoev to miss six weeks with toe fracture
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Alan Dzagoev to miss six weeks with toe fracture

CSKA Moscow midfielder Alan Dzagoev will be sidelined for at least six weeks with a toe fracture, a little more than two months before the start of Euro-2012, the club reported on Friday.

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